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belonging

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of belonging

  1. 1 the state of being in a very personal or private relationship <her adoptive family gave the young girl a sense of belonging that she had never felt before> Synonyms familiarity, chumminess, closeness, inseparability, intimacy, nearnessRelated Words immediacy; affinity, kinship; commitment, devotedness, devotion; affection, attachment, fondness, love, passion; constancy, faithfulness, fidelity; amity, fellowship, friendship, goodwill; affability, conviviality, cordiality, geniality; mutuality; cliquishness, clubbinessNear Antonyms aloofness, coldness, coolness, remoteness, reserveAntonyms distance

  2. 2 belongings pl  transportable items that one owns <packed up all their belongings and moved across the country> Synonyms belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsRelated Words treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms immovables, real estate





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